Framed Memorial to Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith

Austin Byrne, Maker


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Maker and Role
Austin Byrne, Maker
Description
A memorial to the late Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith. Five golden stars approximately 280 mm high and 180 mm long, located on a blue fabric background in the formation of the star cluster known as the Southern Cross. The stars have an opal 40 mm in diameter set in the centre of each star. The memorial is mounted in a wooden case with a clear glass front pane. The memorial was designed by and constructed by Austin E. Byrne of Australia as a memorial to the late Sir Kingsford-Smith. It is a separate piece of the main memorial Mr Byrne created, which has been presented to the Commonwealth Museum, Canberra.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Metal
Inorganic/Stone
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
2003.489
Credit Line
Austin Byrne. Framed Memorial to Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, 2003.489. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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